The Department of studies in Zoology, Davangere University, Shivagangothri, Davangere, was established in the year 2014. This Department has produced about 3 batches of post graduates. This Department has communicating with the students regarding the current day advancement in the life science and providing exposure in conducting various scientific activities. Students are encouraged to participate in various extracurricular activities to promote excellence at graduate education. The main objective of this department is to create best possible academic ambience for achieving the advancement of students and faculty to be leaders in their endeavors and to make administration efficient, transparent and adaptable to e-governance.

This department covers the course on fundamentals with applied aspects of Zoology, including Animal Systematics, Anatomy, comparative Physiology, Developmental Biology, Neurobiology, Ethology, Ecology, Entomology, Endocrinology, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Parasitiology, Biodiversity and Wild Life Management, Toxicology and Environmental Studies, Immunology, Molecular Cell Biology, Microbiology, Animal Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Genetics.


The Department strives towards quality in teaching-learning with relevant syllabus and advanced research, promoting good governance and inclusiveness by providing leadership for a knowledge society.


To design and teach curriculum that is contemporary, competitive and content-rich to make students creative knowledgeable and entrepreneurial and encourage faculty to engage in relevant and globally competitive inter/multi disciplinary research, consultancy and extension work.

Presently, the department has two laboratories and two class rooms with the basic instrument facilities. The department has qualified, experienced and highly motivated teachers. Many scientists and emeritus professors visit the department to deliver the lectures pertaining to the syllabus. So far the department has organized one day seminar and five day workshop and two international conferences in association with the other life sciences departments of the university.



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Name of the faculty Qualification Designation Experience
1. Dr. Ramalingappa M.Sc., Ph.D. Professor and


2. Dr.Jayaraj Chinchali MSc., Ph.D Teaching Assistant 3 Years
3. Dr. Sreenivasa G MSc., Ph.D Teaching Assistant 1 Year
4. Sujatha S J MSc. Teaching Assistant 3 Years
5. Reshma M D MSc. Teaching Assistnat 1 Year

Student Strenth :

Ist  Year : 18

IInd Year : 26